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Laguna Quilotoa

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Reviewed yesterday

This emerald green crater lake is in a stunningly beautiful area of Ecuador with gorgeous mountains, villages, and farms all around. The trail around the crater is quite well maintained and as you walk it you see a veritable botanic garden of indigenous wild flowers,...More

Thank Nick N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the top 10 attractions of Ecuador. Take the bus from Latacunga, if you do not to stay there overnight, take one early in the morning and ask the driver, what time does go back the last one. Nearby there are some...More

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 29 August 2017

An amazing vividly green lake about 2 miles across and wonderful hiking done to the surface or around the rim. Otherworldy - and the views of the paramo on the road to it were breathtaking as well

Thank erichertting
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This made a great trip out of Quito to see the surrounding countryside and marvel at the Corredor of Volcanoes. Up until about 9 am we had clear views of Cotopaxi. We stopped for half an hour at a local food market which has not...More

2  Thank angusmallorca
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful walking trip with my partner and family. We enjoyed walking down and up the lake. The view is stunning and you will not regret traveling. I do recommend you go down in the morning as you will get normally sun and will be warmer...More

1  Thank Rmzr
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lagoon worth the visit. It was definitely a bit of a trek to get to (approx 3 hrs from Quito) and about 30 mins to walk down, but definitely a cool spot. Once down you could kayak in the lagoon and hang out with...More

1  Thank phistiki
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Well worth the drive, we arrived in Quilotoa and had a lovely lunch at the cafe, drank come coca leaf tea to help with the altitude and then walked a short distance for the overlook of the volcanic lake. What views! The color of the...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We went there on a tour with Gray Line as part of a full day tour. You can hike down to the lagoon and back. If you prefer to ride a mule back up, they are available for $10.00/each. Since we only spent an hour...More

Thank BrittB611
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This hike started at Quilotoa by the lake towards the left (west) side and ended in Chugchilan. The sign indicates that it is 10.24 kms. Well, our GPS says it was 11.48 miles. We started at a little past 9 in the morning and finished...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The Quilotoa tour was breathtaking. Definitely not for the faint of heart. Our tour guide Alex made the tour great.

Thank Kevin J
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Response from QuilotoaEC | Property representative |
Dear friend sorry for responding late. Well we recommend the Quilotoa Shalala Lodge
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